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cheseymourx Sat 10-Feb-18 18:32:37

Hey mums....have you sent off for your baby’s first passport? if so how long was the wait etc? When did you get it back? did they update you with texts

Sent my DD’s off 05/02/18 through check and send

phoned up and they said they received it 07/02/18.

dontcallmethatyoucunt Sat 10-Feb-18 21:58:44

Are you in a rush?

Freddiesgirl Sat 10-Feb-18 22:05:12

I applied for my DS in Jan and it was back within the week, using PO check and send.

bassackwards Sat 10-Feb-18 22:07:23

It usually takes 2-3 weeks I think assuming everything is in order. So pretty quick!

SleeplessInPT Sat 10-Feb-18 22:19:45

Yes, I did one for my daughter last month. I sent the completed application form on a Tuesday for next day delivery and had the passport back the following Monday. I didn’t use the PO Check & Send service.

The HO text when they received the form on the Wednesday, another text the following day to say I should receive the passport within three weeks and then the next day, another text to confirm that I should receive the passport within a few days. Really quick service!

AlpacaLypse Sat 10-Feb-18 22:22:59

I sent a passport form off on New Year's Eve, just before post office closed. Passport was delivered four days later. I think the form can't have spent more than a couple of hours in Newport before being processed! Very impressive.

Killerqueen2244 Sat 10-Feb-18 22:24:11

Took about a week, it was a nice surprise!

cheseymourx Sun 11-Feb-18 00:58:36

@dontcallmethagyoucunt no , i’m just enquiring!

Amanduh Mon 26-Feb-18 09:21:54

They texted us updates when it was received/processed/being sent.

Amanduh Mon 26-Feb-18 09:22:52

Oh and we didnt use check and send - came back in 2.5 weeks

Elocutioner Mon 26-Feb-18 09:26:14

Entirely depends on the time of year and how busy they are

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